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Today's Teamster News 06.29.12

U.S. exempts China, Singapore from Iran sanctions  Agence France-Press   ...The United States on Thursday exempted China and Singapore from sanctions over purchases of oil from Iran hours before a deadline, saying that major economies were united in pressuring Tehran...
Pending trade agreement prompts warnings  Trade Reform   ...U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown Wednesday joined a Ford Motor Company vice president and Teamster President James B. Hoffa to announce an effort to prevent what they called another NAFTA-style agreement that could undermine Ohio manufacturing and automotive jobs...
Big Banks Have Become Mafia-Style Criminal Enterprises  Washington's Blog   ...banking giants Mellon and State Street shaved money off of virtually every pension transaction they handled over the course of decades, stealing collectively billions of dollars from pensions worldwide:...
4 Reasons Why Republicans Won’t Be Able To Repeal Obamacare  ThinkProgress   ...unless the GOP wins a super majority in the Senate — a scenario no one thinks is plausible — it can do little more than weaken Obamacare’s regulations and defund some of its provisions...
Prosecutors want to bolster charges against Doe defendant  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   ...Assistant District Attorney Bruce Landgraf filed a motion this week seeking to amend a criminal complaint against Rindfleisch to show massive email evidence of her alleged fundraising contacts while at her job as policy adviser and deputy chief of staff to Walker in his final year as Milwaukee County executive....
Teamsters Ratify Coca-Cola Contract, Ending 6-Week Strike  Hartford Courant   ...Ending a six-week strike, Teamsters voted 169 to 71 late Thursday to ratify an offer from Coca-Cola, where 350 union members work at the East Hartford bottling plant and warehouse....

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